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    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Nov 15, 2018 7:06:00 AM
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    Wellness At Home: November 15 is Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

     November 15 is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. Yes, there really is a day for everything! But it is smart to make room in your refrigerator now before Thanksgiving starts to cause a panicked shuffle for space in the icebox. I like to...

    Nicole Betschman /  
    Sep 27, 2018 8:50:00 AM
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    Write a Business Plan for Your Wellness Center or Small Business | achs.edu

    Are you a health and wellness warrior who wants to start your wellness center or business? You have the passion, drive, and ideas, but you’re thinking… where do I start?!

    Many wellness professionals begin with a strong vision but are unsure about...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Jan 10, 2014 4:32:00 PM
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    Top 5 Reasons Why You’ll Love Mastic | achs.edu

    The deep woodsy scent of trees after a Mediterranean rainstorm, sweetening as the sun warms the refreshed earth. That’s one image that comes to mind when I close my eyes and inhale the aroma of mastic essential oil Pistacia lentiscus var. Chia....

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Jan 7, 2014 10:08:00 AM
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    Top 5 Ways to Check Quality of Essential Oils | achs.edu

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published on January 7, 2014, and was updated in June 2016.
     
    How do you ensure that the essential oils you're buying are the best possible quality? Whether you're a Registered Aromatherapist TM or...
    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Dec 26, 2013 4:35:00 PM
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    Organic Milk is Packed with Omega-3s | achs.edu

    Got Omega-3s? If you’re drinking organic milk, the answer is YES—according to a new study in Plos One journal. When I need a dairy fix, I only drink certified organic milk, so this new research immediately caught my attention! I first heard...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Dec 18, 2013 5:22:00 PM
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    Top 9 Reasons to Study Abroad in Indonesia

    We’re very excited to announce that our Aromatic Indonesia 2014 Study Abroad tour will be casting off on May 12th until the 25th. Interested in joining us on our herbal excursions? I’ve compiled the top 9 reasons why you shouldn’t miss out on...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Dec 11, 2013 5:45:00 PM
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    Cancer Sniffing Honeybees: Next Buzzing Trend in Holistic Health?

    The holistic health field is certainly buzzing with excitement lately. People are choosing to live natural and holistic lifestyles: adopting exercise, aromatherapy, holistic nutrition (I’m looking at you, kale junkies!), and other practices as...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Dec 6, 2013 12:29:00 PM
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    Essential Oil Quality: Diluents, Extenders, Synergy | achs.edu

    The Art of Choosing Quality Oils

    Isn't it nice to go wine tasting? If you’re like me, you might choose a family owned vineyard known for organic and responsible farming. When you know exactly where and how the fruit is grown, you're going to get...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Nov 26, 2013 4:49:00 PM
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    Excuse Me...is that your Phone that Smells like Roses?

    Technology moves fast. We now have 3-D televisions and printers, video games that read your body, and smart phones that can track your REM cycles while you sleep. But what if you could smell a bouquet of roses every time you receive a text from...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Nov 16, 2013 1:07:00 PM
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    The eWriting Herbalist: An Interview with Author Lori Bell

    “I want to try natural remedies for healing and holistic health, but I don’t know where to start.” Lori Bell (an American College of Healthcare Sciences alumna) often heard this lament at farmer’s markets while selling natural products through...

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